The Kansas City Chiefs community and the NFL at large are in mourning following the passing of Norma Hunt, the beloved wife of the late Kansas City Chiefs founder, Lamar Hunt.
Norma’s role in building the Chiefs organization and her impact on the community will always be cherished. Patrick Mahomes, the star quarterback of the Chiefs, expressed his condolences, and NFL teams and personalities also joined in sharing their sympathies.
Patrick Mahomes Tweets in Memory of Norma Hunt
As news of Norma Hunt’s passing spread, Patrick Mahomes, the face of the Kansas City Chiefs, took to Twitter to pay his respects.
Mahomes tweeted, “Mrs. Norma was the best. Glad to be a part of this special organization she helped build. She will be missed! Prayers to the entire Hunt family.”
Mrs. Norma was the best. Glad to be a part of this special organization she help build. She will be missed! Prayers to the entire Hunt family. 🙏🏽💔 https://t.co/YOiDzVUK3j
— Patrick Mahomes II (@PatrickMahomes) June 4, 2023
Mahomes’ heartfelt words reflect the deep appreciation and admiration he had for Norma and her significant contributions to the Chiefs.
NFL Teams Come Together in Mourning of Norma
The loss of Norma has been felt across the NFL community, with rival teams and organizations expressing their condolences.
The Green Bay Packers, known for their historic rivalry with the Chiefs, tweeted, “Sending our condolences to the Hunt family & the entire Chiefs organization.”
Sending our condolences to the Hunt family & the entire Chiefs organization. https://t.co/03TsuDtT1G
— Green Bay Packers (@packers) June 5, 2023
Even in the face of competition, the NFL community recognizes the bond of unity and shared grief during difficult times.
The Las Vegas Raiders, another long-standing rival of the Chiefs, joined in mourning Norma’s passing. Their tweet read, “The Raiders Family mourns the loss of Norma Hunt.”
The Raiders Family mourns the loss of Norma Hunt. pic.twitter.com/yO5sIQG1p8
— Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) June 5, 2023
This gesture demonstrates that beyond the fierce battles on the field, there is a deep respect and appreciation for the individuals who contribute to the sport’s rich history.
Gracie Hunt, Norma’s granddaughter, shared her heartfelt condolences as well. In a poignant tweet, she wrote, “Heaven gained an angel.”
Heaven gained an angel🙏🏼💔 https://t.co/6iHqdXKdf8
— Gracie Hunt (@gracelynhunt) June 4, 2023
The Denver Broncos, a divisional rival of the Chiefs, set aside their on-field rivalry to express their condolences. Their tweet stated, “Our hearts and deepest sympathies go out to the Hunt family, the entire Chiefs organization, and all of Chiefs Kingdom.”
Our hearts and deepest sympathies go out to the Hunt family, the entire Chiefs organization and all of Chiefs Kingdom. 🧡💙 https://t.co/wpcZJOVrkY
— Denver Broncos (@Broncos) June 5, 2023
The passing of Norma Hunt has left a void in the hearts of the Kansas City Chiefs organization, the NFL, and the community. Her contributions to the Chiefs and her legacy as the wife of the late Lamar Hunt will forever be cherished.
Patrick Mahomes and other NFL teams’ expressions of condolences demonstrate the unity and camaraderie that extends beyond the boundaries of competition. As the Chiefs and their fans mourn the loss of Norma, they will carry her memory.